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Oshkosh Corporation Forklift Operator, 1st Shift in Riceville, Iowa

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh Company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is committed to serving everyday heroes and is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of refuse truck bodies. McNeilus produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet. Our team members are critical in our mission of supporting waste warriors and keeping communities safe and clean.


Whether it’s waste collecting at 6 AM, or helping pour a foundation for a new civic project, McNeilus trucks and their operators are out there every day, working hard to help build the fabric of communities across North America. We consider this to be one of our greatest accomplishments.

$1,000 Sign on Bonus*

Starting Pay: $18 - $20/hour based on experience

High school diploma/GED Not required

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

Paid Time Off

  • Pay Increases every 6 months, based on performance

Company Bonus Plan

If you are enthusiastic and looking for an exciting new opportunity, join our team of Material Handlers/Forklift Operators in our Riceville, IA production facility.


  • Efficiently locate and pull parts, materials and supplies as listed on paperwork

  • Accurately verify parts and quantities and complete paperwork to receive and/or ship material

  • Order and stock assigned production areas to maintain required inventory levels

  • Operate material handling equipment (forklift, tugger, etc.) and perform inventory management tasks

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

The minimum qualifications for this position:

  • Previous experience working with material handling equipment (forklift, tugger, etc.) and inventory management duties in a warehouse or manufacturing environment

  • Ability to become certified to operate all material handling equipment (i.e., Stand-up, Sit-down, Combi, Lancer, Tugger)

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to an ever-changing environment and processes

Preferred qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Six months of experience in similar position

  • Experience using warehouse technology or electronics

  • Experience with ship confirming

We offer our employees a fantastic group of benefits, including:

  • Medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance eligible after 30 days

  • Company Bonus Plan -- $2K to start!

  • 401k plan with Company Match, $.50 for every dollar up to 6%

  • Up to ten thousand dollar each year for tuition reimbursement so you can continue or pursue your education

  • Many, many more!

*Sign on bonus to be paid out in two parts: - $500 paid after 30 days of employment, $500 paid after 90 days of Employment

High school diploma/GED not required for this job. If you choose, we will provide financial assistance to get your education, from GED up to a Masters’ degree—up to ten thousand dollars per year!

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please click Apply Now!

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.